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Wisc. Dem Gubernatorial Candidate To Hand Out KKK Hoods At Republican Convention
The Daily Caller ^ | 5-2-2014 | Chuck Ross

Posted on 05/02/2014 9:10:49 AM PDT by markomalley

A Democratic Wisconsin assemblyman and candidate for governor plans to hand out Ku Klux Klan hoods — which he calls “Republican party hats” — at the state’s GOP convention this weekend.

Brett Hulsey, a two-term assemblyman, said that he spent $1 on the KKK hoods and fashioned them using his daughter’s sewing machine, according to the Associated Press.

He also posted a picture of one of the homemade hoods on his Twitter account.

Hulsey, who is challenging Mary Burke for the Democratic nomination, has also sought out Confederate Civil War re-enactors ahead of the convention to draw attention to what he considers a racist Republican Party and its state leader, Gov. Scott Walker.

“What I find offensive is Gov. Walker and the Republicans’ racist record,” Hulsey told the Wisconsin State Journal. “They’re the ones considering the resolution to leave the United States.”

Hulsey was referring to a resolution – one of 23 – that will be up for debate at this weekend’s convention. The resolution, which would allow Wisconsin to secede from the U.S. “under extreme conditions,” worked its way up through a regional caucus and was accepted for consideration in a split vote.

But most top Republicans, including Walker, oppose the measure.

“I don’t think that one aligns with where most Republican officials are in the state of Wisconsin — certainly not with me,” Walker said last month, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

That has not deterred Hulsey.

“I want to bid Governor Walker and the Wisconsin Republicans farewell, and hope they enjoy the Confederacy,” Hulsey said in a statement posted at his blog. “I have lived and worked in the South and would rather they leave Wisconsin than take us backward and turn us into Wississippi.”

“Wississippi” is a neologism that Hulsey often uses in his writings to refer to his home state.

Hulsey, who was issued a disorderly conduct citation in 2012 after he flipped a 9-year-old boy off of an inner tube, accuses Walker of “tolerating racist staff comments, making it harder for women and Native Americans to address discrimination, taking $1.5 billion from 2.6 million Wisconsin school children, students, and public servants, making it harder to vote, taking away healthcare from over 90,000 working people, ending studies on racial profiling, and others.”

“We may disagree with the policies of this Republican Party,” said Wisconsin Democratic Party chairman Mike Tate in a statement, “but this type of behavior is completely unacceptable and grossly inappropriate.”

“Brett Hulsey’s actions amount to nothing more than a reprehensible, vile stunt and everyone should be outraged,” read a tweet from the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

Hulsey’s antics are part of a recent trend. Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson likened the tea party to the KKK in a campaign email last year. And last month, Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron compared the GOP to the domestic terror group, saying that Republicans who oppose President Obama wear “neckties and starched shirts” instead of hoods.

Hulsey did not immediately respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.


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1 posted on 05/02/2014 9:10:49 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Perfectly fitting for a DEM to hand out KKK garb. They invented the Klan.


2 posted on 05/02/2014 9:12:41 AM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: markomalley
The KKK was started by Democrats....Oh nevermind.

You may as well explain things to a wall as to these blockheads.

3 posted on 05/02/2014 9:13:27 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: markomalley

Already posted:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3151339/posts


4 posted on 05/02/2014 9:15:32 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: markomalley
Continued slavery, worldwide terrorism,
and the KKK are the creations of DEMOCRATS


5 posted on 05/02/2014 9:16:47 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: markomalley

As of 2013 he had been married to Mary Kay for 19 years; they have one son (Tyler) and one daughter (Lea). On February 7, 2013 his wife filed for divorce.[2][3] He was issued a citation by Madison Police Department on July 12, 2012, for disorderly conduct for alleged inappropriate contact with a minor at a Spring Harbor Beach on Lake Mendota in the City of Madison, on July 4, 2012. A 16-page report of the incident is on file at the Madison police department, and online.[4] Hulsey pled no contest to the charge in court on August 15, 2012.


6 posted on 05/02/2014 9:17:04 AM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: happyhomemaker

isn’t this a hate crime?

at the very least it is a thought crime.


7 posted on 05/02/2014 9:17:53 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: markomalley

What is nuts is that the KKK were all democrats.


8 posted on 05/02/2014 9:19:02 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: markomalley

Interesting how you never, ever see or hear of the Klan these days, except when the Democrat Party is deep trouble in the polls.


9 posted on 05/02/2014 9:20:56 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: markomalley
Hulsey, who was issued a disorderly conduct citation in 2012 after he flipped a 9-year-old boy off of an inner tube

The boy was probably a Republican.

10 posted on 05/02/2014 9:21:03 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: markomalley

And this is where it should be a foregone conclusion that he WILL get his @$$ beat.


11 posted on 05/02/2014 9:25:01 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: markomalley

That would be so sweet to see Rat Hulsey in the audience passing out his “hand made” KKK garb.

How many people use their daughter’s sewing machine to make race baiting hate filled garments?

Can you only imagine the Hulsey home? Brett Hulsey would ask his daughter, “My dear child, do you mind if I borrow your sewing machine? I need to make a KKK hood.” And his daughter would reply, “Oh daddy did you recruit some new members for your club?”


12 posted on 05/02/2014 9:28:06 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: happyhomemaker

What a pathetic piece of filth. Oh, wait! He is a RAT.


13 posted on 05/02/2014 9:28:09 AM PDT by Lockbar (What would Vlad The Impaler do?)
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To: markomalley

they came from his own closet


14 posted on 05/02/2014 9:29:40 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: markomalley

Somebody make a photo album of mass deaths at the hands of Marxist dictators, some pics of leftist jackboots engaged in their butchery, plus a good sprinkling of dead abortion babies, and give it to him saying that this is what the leftist Dem death cult stand for and what they really want for this country.


15 posted on 05/02/2014 9:29:42 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: markomalley

He couldn’t even survive redistricting. The Dems want Burke because she can self-fund, and isn’t a whackadoodle that will destroy the down ticket.

Wisconsin has a lot of weird lefties in it.

I wonder if this fellow knows that Wisconsin was considering secession back in the 1850s?


16 posted on 05/02/2014 9:33:53 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: markomalley

This guy is more of a disturbing whack-job than even this story makes him out to be. Read the police report about his “incident” with a 9 year old boy at the beach:

http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wkow/12-186706-1.pdf


17 posted on 05/02/2014 9:35:19 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Dr. Sivana
Alexander Randall was governor of Wisconsin in 1860.

As governor, Randall conducted an investigation of fraud in the distribution of federal railroad land grants in Wisconsin perpetrated by his predecessor.[2][5] Prior to the beginning of the Civil War, he was an ardent abolitionist and proposed that Wisconsin secede from the Union if Abraham Lincoln did not win the presidency.[6]
18 posted on 05/02/2014 9:39:02 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: markomalley

:: which he calls “Republican party hats” ::

Candidate for the “Knockout Game”!
GOP must stop playing nice.


19 posted on 05/02/2014 9:40:36 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: LS

**Perfectly fitting for a DEM to hand out KKK garb. They invented the Klan.***

And the White League, and the Red Shirts. All military arms of the Democratic Party.


20 posted on 05/02/2014 9:41:16 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

He hands out a hood, he gets decked.

So he’ll probably bring bodyguards.


21 posted on 05/02/2014 9:45:51 AM PDT by elcid1970
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To: elcid1970

Pay enough “urban yoots” and they’ll take out the guards, too.


22 posted on 05/02/2014 9:48:12 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Knights of the White Camelia, Mississippi Plan, etc.


23 posted on 05/02/2014 9:55:23 AM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: markomalley
Great!

From my perspective, the headline is:

"Wisconsin Governor Candidate Hulsey Distributes Ku Klux Klan Garments."

Period. :D

24 posted on 05/02/2014 9:56:06 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: markomalley

Being a Democrat, knowing where to find or how to make the hoods must have been second-nature.


25 posted on 05/02/2014 9:56:38 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: markomalley

He may try to pass out kkk hoods but I doubt he will have anybody wearing them. They’ll just end up in the garbage can.


26 posted on 05/02/2014 9:58:14 AM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: markomalley

I see a great campaign ad here. Just grab a quick photo of him passing out the hoods and caption it...

“IS THIS LOCAL DEMOCRAT POLITICIAN, A TRANSPLANT FROM THE DEEP SOUTH, RACIST, STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, ACTUALLY RECRUITIMG FOR KKK?”

Put fliers and billboards up everywhere and make him and the rest defend themselves on their racist actions.


27 posted on 05/02/2014 10:05:17 AM PDT by jstaff
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To: markomalley

Must be the stash Democrats forgot to burn and left in their closets.


28 posted on 05/02/2014 10:23:25 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: markomalley

A Democratic Wisconsin assemblyman and candidate for governor plans to hand out Ku Klux Klan hoods — which he calls “Republican party hats” — at the state’s GOP convention this weekend.

Another idiot Democrat that failed History in school. The KKK was founded by, run by, populated by, wait for it......... Democrats! So shove one of those hats up your Obama..........


29 posted on 05/02/2014 10:55:24 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: elcid1970

My thoughts exactly. Let him try and hand me one of those and he’ll need dentures.


30 posted on 05/02/2014 11:12:50 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: markomalley

Stand next to him and shout, “These make great gifts for your Democrat neighbors!”


31 posted on 05/02/2014 11:56:16 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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